Coin-operated table soccer: a good investment?
You have probably heard of the iconic yellow Champion Collector with coin slot that used to be seen in bars and cafés in the North of France. You might wonder why you would choose a coin-operated foosball table?
The coin-operated foosball table offers a real sensory experience with the sound of the coin, the insertion of the coin and the falling balls. If you love the vintage feel of coin-operated foosball tables, you'll love the retro feel. You will be able to enjoy moments of sharing with your friends and find the sensations of the game according to the model of table soccer that you prefer.
Is the coin-operated table soccer profitable over time?
First of all, if you own a public place, the coin slot can help you generate additional income. Coin-operated foosball players insert a coin, and for each game played you will receive money.
This is a much more profitable investment than renting a foosball table for a long time. A coin-operated system will earn you money directly and make your purchase more profitable.
Worried about having to service your foosball table?
There are many companies that refurbish and repair foosball tables. It is very easy to get advice, many companies offer to buy spare parts and even repair the foosball table yourself in case of any damage.
The coin-operated table soccer for professionals and public areas
The coin-operated foosball table is a great option for businesses or public spaces: a bar, hotel, café, game room, recreation center, university campus, school or campground. Ideal for professionals who welcome customers to their establishments. These models are intended for the general public. The coin-operated foosball table can also seduce individuals. For those nostalgic for the coffeehouse era, some people also buy a foosball table with this vintage option: the coin-operated.
What type of coins can be inserted in a coin acceptor?
You have to insert a coin to play the coin-operated table soccer. To play you can choose a coin acceptor of 50 cents, 1 euro or 2 euros according to your needs. It is not possible to have a coin acceptor that takes different coins. In order not to impose a particular coin to your customers and to propose other payment methods like the bank card, you can opt for a token coiner. All you have to do is pay for your order and add your game of foosball to it.
What is the price for a coin-operated table soccer?
The price of a foosball table with a coin mechanism depends on several factors such as the quality of manufacture, brand, design and functionality. In general, foosball tables with a coin mechanism tend to be more expensive than those without. The price of a coin-operated table can vary from a few hundred euros, depending on the table. It is therefore important to carefully consider the different options available before choosing a coin-operated foosball table, in order to find the model that best suits your budget and your needs.
FAQs on coin-operated foosball tables
How does the coin-operated system work?
The balls are blocked by a trap door and it lifts when the coin is inserted. You just pull the pull tab and the balls fall into the ball exit. When you insert the coin you have 10 balls. The coin acceptor automatically checks if a coin is in accordance with its value.
Is the coin-operated system consistent across all foosball tables?
The coin system changes depending on the table soccer. There are drawer systems and on other models, there is a system accessible by opening the table in two parts. In keeping with the traditional foosball tables of the past, this system is appreciated for the nostalgia it brings to the players.
How do you get the money back from your coin slot?
To open the coin slot, you have two keys. You just have to use one of the two keys to access the pool. The foosball table opens in two to access the cash box that contains the money from the games. You just have to put your table on the wooden wedge and get the money.
How much does the circuit weigh?
The coin-operated circuit will increase the weight of your foosball table by about ten kilos compared to the classic weight of the model.
Stella coin-operated foosball tables
The coins are available on many Stella models such as the Star, Star Secure, Champion, Champion Collector, Toi & Moi as well as on the retro foosball table. It is only possible to install coin acceptors on foosball tables with a large depth in order to install the wooden circuit and the coin acceptor.